BAFB honoring POW/MIAs with 24 hour run

BAFB honoring POW/MIAs with 24 hour run
(Whittington, Maranda)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - September 21st is the day to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action. Barksdale Air Force Base is doing so by continuing their annual Honor the Fallen Run.

BAFB honoring POW/MIAs with 24 hour run

Thursday afternoon, volunteers met at the Bryan Bell Fitness Center track on base to begin their run. They will carry the POW/MIA flag as they run around the track for 24 hours.

As they run 82,000 names will be read as well.

The run will end at 5:00 p.m. Friday with the playing of the national anthem.

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